This section describes how to launch and connect to R-Developer Kit in a Google Compute environment.
It will take you to the agreement page. On this page, you can change the project from the project selector on top navigator bar as shown in the below screenshot.
Accept the Terms and agreements by ticking the checkbox and clicking on the AGREE button.
It will show you the successfully agreed popup page. Click on Deploy.
Select a zone where you want to launch the VM(such as us-east1-)
Optionally change the number of cores and amount of memory. ( This defaults to 1 vCPUs and 3.75 GB ram)
Optionally change the boot disk type and size. (This defaults to ‘Standard Persistent Disk’ and 20 GB respectively)
Optionally change the network name and subnetwork names. Be sure that whichever network you specify has ports 22 (for ssh), 3389 (for RDP) and 80 (for HTTP) exposed.
Click Deploy when you are done.
R-Developer Kit will begin deploying.
A summary page displays when the compute engine is successfully deployed. Click on the Instance link to go to the instance page .
On the instance page, click on the “SSH” button, select “Open in browser window”.
sudo passwd ubuntu
Now the password for ubuntu user is set, you can connect to the VM’s desktop environment from any local windows machine using RDP or linux machine using Remmina.
To connect using RDP via Windows machine, first note the external IP of the VM from VM details page as highlighted below
Then From your local windows machine, goto “start” menu, in the search box type and select “Remote desktop connection”
In the “Remote Desktop connection” wizard, paste the external ip and click connect
Note: If you don’t have Remmina installed on your Linux machine, firstInstall Remmina as per your linux distribution.
14. In the “Remmina Remote Desktop Client” wizard, select the RDP option from dropdown and paste the external ip and click enter.
15. This will connect you to the VM’s desktop environment. Provide “ubuntu” as the userid and the password set in step 6 to authenticate. Click OK
16. Now you are connected to out of box R-Developer Kit environment via Linux machine.
18. Once the installation is finished, refresh desktop (F5), and click on “Rstudio”, it should open R-Studio. 19. After R-studio is installed successfully, delete the installrstudio script from the desktop.
confirm the message
Script is deleted from desktop